Queensland University of Technology have just started a free FutureLearn course on ‘Social Media Analytics: Using Data to Understand Public Conversations’. The course is described as: From the personal to […]
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The day job at the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and my Google Apps Script hobby made an unexpected collision recently when I was asked by Bruce Mcpherson to contribute […]
I recently got to try out a new talk at IWMW16 in Liverpool on ‘The Google Analytics of Things’: The majority of websites are using Google Analytics for tracking and […]
Tomorrow I’m looking forward to trying out a new talk at IWMW16 in Liverpool on ‘The Google Analytics of Things’. Tune in to the live stream at 2pm BST tomorrow (22nd June 2016) to watch.
The basic concept is that if you are using Google Analytics to track your website usage you can see the volume of traffic from particular sources including Twitter as a referral source. As referral links from Twitter are unique we can identify who originally tweeted the link to your site and measure its impact (number of visits, purchase, etc.).
In this post I’ll show you how to make a searchable Twitter contributor map like the one below in a couple of clicks, however I feel it’s my duty to educate you first…
This is a repost of a guest post I wrote for the Institutional Web Management Workshop (IWMW) event. Original post is here and thanks to Brian Kelly for edits. The […]
If you haven’t been following the TAGS story this is my long-standing project to make it easier for people to archive Twitter results to a Google Sheet. The brief history […]
Updated with ‘the Web’s Hidden Economies’ At OER16 we explored letting some of our presenters present virtually. This raises interesting questions about cost. Whilst virtual participants won’t eat your food […]
Integrating third party APIs asynchronously with Google Analytics and batch sending tracking data whilst preserving the original activity timestamp